Tailored Defense Training Group was founded by retired U.S. Army Green Beret and Senior Leader, Aquil Bey as an extension of his service to our Country.
Retiring after 22 years of honorable service, the Tailored Defense Training Group became the perfect vehicle to fulfill a passion and moral obligation to serve his community and remains true to the Special Forces Motto, De Oppresso Liber (To Free the Oppressed).
After training and assisting in the liberation of host nations around the globe, it was only natural that his passion for helping others be put into practice, training law-abiding U.S. Citizens to defend themselves at home.
It is his duty to serve that is ingrained in his DNA and is what has driven him to reach out to those in need. Our Founder and entire Group believe that every law-abiding citizen has the right to defend themselves and our training programs incorporate the knowledge, skills and mindset required to do that.
Aquil understands a client’s needs is critical to developing their personal protection and self-defense strategy. Whether it’s an abusive relationship or to simply maintain general fitness, it is important to know why someone would like to learn self defense. It starts here and continues through training.
Previous and current clients include homemakers, corporate executives, college students, business owners, Military Service members, Law Enforcement Officers, gun store owners and shooting range staff, Attorneys, Realtors, Doctors, First Responders, Clergy, college faculty and staff.
Certifications and Qualifications
Aquil Bey possesses instructor certifications in Unarmed Personal Protection and less-lethal devices. He is a certified Law Enforcement firearms instructor and is licensed to teach basic through advanced, armed security in addition to Handgun Qualification License and Carry Permit courses in the states of Maryland and Tennessee. Aquil Bey is also an instructor-trainer for several firearms disciplines, less lethal devices and crime prevention.